Aberystwyth University BIS

Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University BIS

Welcome to the BIS website, which includes the Aberystwyth Student Records and Admissions System (AStRA). Should you experience any problems, please email bisstaff@aber.ac.uk or phone 2419.

AStRA contains personal data relating to students and applicants. Only authorised users are entitled to connect to this application. Before accessing this system you should understand and agree to abide by the Code of Practice. If you are not sure that you are authorised then you should NOT ATTEMPT to connect to this system.

User authorisation forms are available here.


Thursday 23rd March

We are performing an audit of user access to AStRA. Permissions will be verified to ensure they reflect permissions based on user registration forms. Please check you have completed the appropriate forms to ensure you do not experience any disruption to your access to AStRA.

Tuesday 21st March

AStRA will be unavailable from 09:00 21-03-2017 to 10:30 21-03-2017.

Thursday 9th March

Firefox drops support for AStRA.

As of version 52.0 of the Firefox web browser, which was released on the 7th March 2017, support for the Java plugin which is used by AStRA will no longer be available. This means that AStRA will no longer work on either Firefox or Google Chrome.

We expect that it will continue to work on MS Internet Explorer and on Safari on Apple platforms.

Monday 23 January

Unused AStRA forms and reports have now been removed from the system. Please contact bisstaff@aber.ac.uk if this causes any problems.

Tuesday 06 December

Docstor is now available and working for UG/PG Admissions and Students systems.

Friday 18 November

Docstor Downtime

The Document Store Web site will be unavailable from Friday 18 November until Monday 21 November whilst it is being upgraded.

Wednesday 12 October

The Admissions systems are now available again.

Monday 10 October – Wednesday 12 October

The Admissions systems will be unavailable while data for 2016 is archived and the systems are prepared for processing 2017 applications.



System Hours

AStRA 24/7
ABW 24/7
QLx 07:00 – 21:00
(no access between 02:30 and 02:35)